Audio Recording This is what the union done

This is what the union done

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This is what the union done
Contributor Names
Jones, George (singer)
Korson, George Gershon, 1899-1967 (recordist)
Created / Published
Library of Congress, 1965.
Subject Headings
-  Labor Unions
-  Unionization
-  Coal miners
-  Alabama
-  Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969
-  Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
-  Social Change
-  Songs and Music
-  contemporary america (1945-present)
-  Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (source)
-  Recorded in Trafford, Alabama. (venue)
-  Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (bibliographic history)
-  Recorded in 1940. (date)
sound recording
1 sound recording
American Folklife Center
LC Classification
AFC 1963/004: AFS12010
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Jones, George, and George Gershon Korson. This Is What the Union Done. Library of Congress, 1965. Audio.

APA citation style:

Jones, G. & Korson, G. G. (1965) This Is What the Union Done. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Jones, George, and George Gershon Korson. This Is What the Union Done. Library of Congress, 1965. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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